Project Topics

Project number Title Supervisor Eligibility Theme
240009 You’ll never walk alone: Avatar-free multi-user VR Dr. Frédéric Bosché EPSRC-Eligible and EU applicants Theme 2 People Interactions, Theme 4 Interaction Enablers
600005 Vision based Mobile Autonomy through Object-Level Scene Understanding and Robust Visual SLAM Dr. Sen Wang EPSRC-Eligible and EU applicants, Overseas Applicants Theme 1 Physical Interactions, Theme 4 Interaction Enablers
120017 Vision based 24/7 Navigation in Large-Scale Outdoor Environments Dr. Sen Wang EPSRC-Eligible and EU applicants Theme 1 Physical Interactions, Theme 4 Interaction Enablers
300006 Verifying Robotic Behavior and Synthesizing Provably Correct Behavior Dr. Vaishak Belle EPSRC-Eligible and EU applicants Theme 3 Self-Interactions
200025 Utilising Socially Assistive Robots (SARs) and Haptic Feedback to Motivate Upper Limb Stroke Rehabilitation Prof. Lynne Baillie EPSRC-Eligible and EU applicants, Overseas Applicants Theme 2 People Interactions
140026 Unsupervised Learning of Objects in Motion Dr. Laura Sevilla-Lara EPSRC-Eligible and EU applicants Theme 1 Physical Interactions, Theme 4 Interaction Enablers
200015 Understanding referential communication through the lens of child-robot interaction Dr. Subramanian Ramamoorthy EPSRC-Eligible and EU applicants Theme 2 People Interactions
200023 Teaching with robots Dr. Katrin Solveig Lohan EPSRC-Eligible and EU applicants, Overseas Applicants Theme 2 People Interactions
124024 Subsea intervention using autonomous systems Prof. Yvan Petillot EPSRC-Eligible and EU applicants Theme 1 Physical Interactions, Theme 2 People Interactions, Theme 4 Interaction Enablers
500000 Student's own proposal EPSRC-Eligible and EU applicants, Overseas Applicants Theme 1 Physical Interactions, Theme 2 People Interactions, Theme 3 Self-Interactions, Theme 4 Interaction Enablers
140001 Soft Robotic Hand for Dexterous Grasping and In-Hand Manipulation Dr. Xianwen Kong EPSRC-Eligible and EU applicants Theme 1 Physical Interactions, Theme 4 Interaction Enablers
200022 Sensing and Robotic technology for Ambient Assisted Living Dr. Mauro Dragone EPSRC-Eligible and EU applicants Theme 2 People Interactions
200002 Safety and the Psychological Impact of Human-Robot Interaction Dr. Benjamin Kenwright EPSRC-Eligible and EU applicants, Overseas Applicants Theme 2 People Interactions
200018 Safe Robotic Interactions in Construction Prof. Lynne Baillie EPSRC-Eligible and EU applicants, Overseas Applicants Theme 2 People Interactions
240006 Safe Human-Robot Teaming through Visually Grounded Interaction Prof. Helen Hastie EPSRC-Eligible and EU applicants, Overseas Applicants Theme 2 People Interactions, Theme 4 Interaction Enablers
240007 Safe Human-Robot Teaming through User-Adaptive Interaction Prof. Helen Hastie EPSRC-Eligible and EU applicants, Overseas Applicants Theme 2 People Interactions, Theme 4 Interaction Enablers
600004 Safe Human-Robot Interaction for Offshore Inspection Prof. Helen Hastie EPSRC-Eligible and EU applicants Theme 2 People Interactions, Theme 4 Interaction Enablers
Robust and Explainable Machine Learning for FinTech Applications Prof. Mike Chantler EPSRC-Eligible and EU applicants Not specified
124022 Robust 3D Point Cloud Feature Classifier for Grounded Language Modelling Dr. Phil J. Bartie EPSRC-Eligible and EU applicants, Overseas Applicants Theme 1 Physical Interactions, Theme 2 People Interactions, Theme 4 Interaction Enablers
100012 Robotic Trainer for Ultrasound Guided Needle Insertion Dr. Mustafa Suphi Erden EPSRC-Eligible and EU applicants Theme 1 Physical Interactions
100014 Robotic Guidance with Co-Manipulation for Laparoscopy Training Dr. Mustafa Suphi Erden EPSRC-Eligible and EU applicants Theme 1 Physical Interactions
120008 Robot-assisted gait rehabilitation combined with functional electrical stimulation and biofeedback Prof. Sethu Vijayakumar FRSE EPSRC-Eligible and EU applicants Theme 1 Physical Interactions, Theme 2 People Interactions
400003 Robot perception with minimal human supervision Dr. Hakan Bilen EPSRC-Eligible and EU applicants Theme 4 Interaction Enablers
200019 Robot companion to support the autonomy of people with dementia Prof. Lynne Baillie EPSRC-Eligible and EU applicants, Overseas Applicants Theme 2 People Interactions
100016 Real time navigation using event cameras Prof. Yvan Petillot EPSRC-Eligible and EU applicants Theme 1 Physical Interactions
400004 Perceiving Humans in Detail: Fine-grained Classification of Human Action Recognition Dr. Laura Sevilla-Lara EPSRC-Eligible and EU applicants Theme 4 Interaction Enablers
400001 New number formats for faster deep learning Prof. Sven-Bodo Scholz EPSRC-Eligible and EU applicants, Overseas Applicants Theme 4 Interaction Enablers
140015 Neurorobotics Model of Parkinson’s Disease Dr. Patricia A. Vargas EPSRC-Eligible and EU applicants, Overseas Applicants Theme 1 Physical Interactions, Theme 4 Interaction Enablers
100004 Model Predictive Control of underwater floating-base manipulator systems in rough seas Dr. Matthew W. Dunnigan EPSRC-Eligible and EU applicants Theme 1 Physical Interactions
200012 MiniMat Dr. J. Michael Herrmann EPSRC-Eligible and EU applicants Theme 2 People Interactions
600001 Mapping High Level Parallel Code to Bespoke Hardware for Energy Efficient and Real Time Autonomous Devices and Smart Sensors. Dr. Robert Stewart EPSRC-Eligible and EU applicants Theme 1 Physical Interactions, Theme 4 Interaction Enablers
140003 Learning whole body motor skills for autonomous and agile recovery of locomotion failures Dr. Zhibin Li EPSRC-Eligible and EU applicants Theme 1 Physical Interactions, Theme 4 Interaction Enablers
120010 Learning cross-modal models of surgical skill Dr. Subramanian Ramamoorthy EPSRC-Eligible and EU applicants Theme 1 Physical Interactions, Theme 2 People Interactions
124002 Learning Autonomous Robotic Manipulation Dr. Zhibin Li EPSRC-Eligible and EU applicants Theme 1 Physical Interactions, Theme 2 People Interactions, Theme 4 Interaction Enablers
123405 Laparoscopic Robotic Surgery Prof. Nick Taylor EPSRC-Eligible and EU applicants, Overseas Applicants Theme 1 Physical Interactions, Theme 2 People Interactions, Theme 3 Self-Interactions, Theme 4 Interaction Enablers
300001 Internet of Robotic Things Dr. Mauro Dragone EPSRC-Eligible and EU applicants Theme 3 Self-Interactions
100009 Insect inspiration for robot grasp and manipulation Prof. Barbara Webb EPSRC-Eligible and EU applicants Theme 1 Physical Interactions
240010 Incremental Learning for Robotic Lifelong Learning Prof. Nick Taylor EPSRC-Eligible and EU applicants, Overseas Applicants Theme 2 People Interactions, Theme 4 Interaction Enablers
200028 Human-machine collaboration and motion planning in smart factory spaces. Dr. Katrin Solveig Lohan EPSRC-Eligible and EU applicants, Overseas Applicants Theme 2 People Interactions
123020 Human-in-the loop planning for assistive smart environments Dr. Ron Petrick EPSRC-Eligible and EU applicants, Overseas Applicants Theme 1 Physical Interactions, Theme 2 People Interactions, Theme 3 Self-Interactions
300005 Genetic Programming for Control Dr. J. Michael Herrmann EPSRC-Eligible and EU applicants Theme 3 Self-Interactions
100011 From Visual to Haptic: How do Laparoscopy Experts Estimate Haptics from Visual Cues in Robotic Surgery? Dr. Mustafa Suphi Erden EPSRC-Eligible and EU applicants Theme 1 Physical Interactions
100007 Fluidic Control for Soft Robotic Systems in Extreme Environments Dr. Adam Stokes EPSRC-Eligible and EU applicants Theme 1 Physical Interactions
230005 Explaining and interpretable task planning Dr. Vaishak Belle EPSRC-Eligible and EU applicants Theme 2 People Interactions, Theme 3 Self-Interactions
600002 Explainable AI and Autonomy for the Maritime Domain Prof. Helen Hastie EPSRC-Eligible and EU applicants Theme 2 People Interactions
300003 Ethical and responsible decision making Dr. Vaishak Belle EPSRC-Eligible and EU applicants Theme 3 Self-Interactions
200024 DNN/tensorflow Visualisation Prof. Mike Chantler EPSRC-Eligible and EU applicants, Overseas Applicants Theme 2 People Interactions
200029 Developmental approaches to hybrid-machine-learning Dr. Katrin Solveig Lohan EPSRC-Eligible and EU applicants, Overseas Applicants Theme 2 People Interactions, Theme 4 Interaction Enablers
240015 Design and evaluation of safe interactions between humans and wearable robots Dr. Theo Lim EPSRC-Eligible and EU applicants Theme 2 People Interactions, Theme 4 Interaction Enablers
400005 Curiosity-driven Learning for Visual Understanding Dr. Laura Sevilla-Lara EPSRC-Eligible and EU applicants Theme 4 Interaction Enablers
240017 Conversational AI for human-robot interaction Prof. Oliver Lemon EPSRC-Eligible and EU applicants, Overseas Applicants Theme 2 People Interactions, Theme 4 Interaction Enablers
400002 Controllable neural text generation for safe human-machine interactions Prof. Verena Rieser EPSRC-Eligible and EU applicants, Overseas Applicants Theme 2 People Interactions, Theme 4 Interaction Enablers
100006 Connect-R: industrial-scale self-building modular robotics Dr. Adam Stokes EPSRC-Eligible and EU applicants Theme 1 Physical Interactions
123019 Combining epistemic planning and belief-based programming for unified task and motion planning Dr. Ron Petrick EPSRC-Eligible and EU applicants, Overseas Applicants Theme 1 Physical Interactions, Theme 2 People Interactions, Theme 3 Self-Interactions
230020 Combining epistemic planning and belief-based programming for collaborative task planning in stochastic domains Dr. Ron Petrick EPSRC-Eligible and EU applicants, Overseas Applicants Theme 2 People Interactions, Theme 3 Self-Interactions
140009 Bridging Together Compliant and Continuum Robots Dr. Francesco Giorgio-Serchi EPSRC-Eligible and EU applicants Theme 1 Physical Interactions, Theme 4 Interaction Enablers
140023 Bi-Manual Inverted Robotic Manipulation Prof. Robert Fisher FIAPR FBMVA EPSRC-Eligible and EU applicants Theme 1 Physical Interactions, Theme 4 Interaction Enablers
124023 Autonomous robots for last-mile delivery Dr. Zhibin Li EPSRC-Eligible and EU applicants Theme 1 Physical Interactions, Theme 2 People Interactions, Theme 4 Interaction Enablers
230003 Autonomous Agents Modelling Other Agents Dr. Stefano Albrecht EPSRC-Eligible and EU applicants Theme 2 People Interactions, Theme 3 Self-Interactions
300004 Automatic As-built Digital Twin Dr. Frédéric Bosché EPSRC-Eligible and EU applicants Theme 3 Self-Interactions
123406 Analysis of Controlled Stochastic Sampling for training RL Agents for Robotics Tasks Dr. Kartic Subr EPSRC-Eligible and EU applicants Theme 1 Physical Interactions, Theme 2 People Interactions, Theme 3 Self-Interactions, Theme 4 Interaction Enablers
300002 Algorithms for Multi-Agent Reinforcement Learning in Complex Environments Dr. Stefano Albrecht EPSRC-Eligible and EU applicants Theme 3 Self-Interactions
240008 Accountable Conversational AI for Human-Robot Collaboration Dr. Arash Eshghi EPSRC-Eligible and EU applicants, Overseas Applicants Theme 2 People Interactions, Theme 4 Interaction Enablers
200004 A social gaze controller for naturalistic human-robot interaction Dr. Frank Broz EPSRC-Eligible and EU applicants, Overseas Applicants Theme 2 People Interactions